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Median resident age:  45.5 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75840

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,180 (it was $29,464 in 2000)
Butler:

$42,180
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,272

Butler CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,047 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Butler:

$102,047
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,562; Detached houses: $188,206; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,279; Mobile homes: $131,598

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Butler races chart
  • White alone - 760 (54.1%)
  • Black alone - 572 (40.7%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Butler: 143.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Butler CCD:  0.8% ($518)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (60.8 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (93.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oakwood, TX (2.8 miles ), Fairfield, TX (3.6 miles ), Buffalo, TX (3.8 miles ), Montalba-Tennessee Colony, TX (4.4 miles) , Teague, TX (4.4 miles ), Palestine, TX (4.5 miles ), Elkhart, TX (4.7 miles ), Cayuga, TX (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 31.65 N, Longitude: 95.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Butler household income distribution Butler home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Butler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Butler place center killed one person and injured 59 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1981, a category F3 tornado 20.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Freestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Butler:

  • FAIRVIEW HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • SMC HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - FAIRFIELD (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 39 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • Navarro College (about 44 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 4,283)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 62 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 62 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Texas State Technical College Waco (about 67 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Baylor University (about 69 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 13,993)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 70 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 12,789)

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Notable locations in Butler: Sand Hill (A), Butler Volunteer Fire Department (B), Daniel Memorial Childrens Home (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Butler include: Owens Chapel (A), Pilgrim Rest Church (B), Pine Hill Church (C), Pine Top Church (D), Sand Hill Church (E), Antioch Church (F), Shiloh Church (G), Rocky Mount Church (H), Mount Pleasant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maze Cemetery (1), Brooke Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), Sand Hill Cemetery (4), Willis Cemetery (5), Plum Creek Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Snyder Lake (A), Patterson Lake (B), Lake Port (C), Little Lake (D), Smith Lake (E), Morse Lake (F), Snider Lake (G), Plum Creek Ranch Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brinkley Creek (A), Brook Spring Branch (B), Batsmith Creek (C), Cold Springs Branch (D), Alum Branch (E), Cedar Lake Slough (F), Waldrom Branch (G), Willow Creek (H), Tan Yard Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Freestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.9%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Butler, TX

29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Butler compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Butler CCD (based on Freestone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.54%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents37.8%28.1%17.4%7.4%9.4%
Congregations15.6%22.2%28.9%4.4%28.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Freestone County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Freestone County:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Freestone County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Freestone County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

15.7%

8.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Limestone County, TX  1.10% ($30,500 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.60% ($50,343)
from Leon County, TX  0.53% ($35,935)


8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Limestone County, TX  1.24% ($41,861 average AGI)
to Navarro County, TX  0.59% ($38,206)
to Dallas County, TX  0.54% ($33,742)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler:

  • KNES (99.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, TX; Owner: J & J COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBHT (93.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: NICOL BROADCASTING LTD.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K202CE (88.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Butler:

  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K24DS (Channel 24; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: ETERNAL TRUTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K17BP (Channel 17; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Approx 6 Mi Off Us Hwy 84 Near (Lat: 31.725167 Lon: -95.913833), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KLH92
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2000, Expiration Date: 07/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2010
    Registrant: Louis Dreyfus Pipeline L.P., 111b West Third Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110, Phone: (903) 874-8740, Fax: (903) 872-4112, Email:


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